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Strawberry YouTube Channel

Dear Strawberry Community, Please follow our new YouTube Channel on Strawberry Production. We frequently produce and upload short education videos …

AWIS 10-Day Weather Forecast

Some growers were concerned about colder temperatures over those days. Please monitor the temperatures in your field. Most of …

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Dear Farming Community, Please see the attached email conversation. Dear Sir or Madam, my name is Mark Hoffmann, I am Assistant Professor …

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AWIS 10-Day Weather Report

Dear strawberry grower community, the 2018/19 season already brought a lot of rain and warm weather. The last few weeks it …

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Weather Forecast 1/10/2019-1/15/2019

Dear Strawberry Community, The craziness of last years weather has just continued into the new season 2018/19. Very warm temperatures …

Recent Publications related to Specialty Crops

Ginseng Production Guide for North Carolina

This publication discusses the best techniques for growing quality ginseng. It includes descriptions and stages …

3/12/20
Figure 1. Two sweet basil leaf types produced out Of the same pa

North Carolina Basil Production Guide

This publication specifically discusses fresh-market basil, examining the selection, production, harvesting and marketing of the …

3/12/20
Late blight on tomato leaf

Tomato Late Blight

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of tomato late blight.

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Working Safely: Ergonomic Issues in Christmas Tree Harvest

This publication discusses ergonomic practices that can be implemented during Christmas tree harvests to reduce …

Color photo of broccoli with frost on leaves and head

Interpreting Freeze / Frost Probabilities from the National Centers for Environmental Information

This publication discusses how to find information about frost and freeze probability data in North …

3/3/20

Good Agricultural Practices for the Production and Handling of Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry

Maintaining good sanitation throughout production and handling of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries is important. …

2/19/20

Herbicide Carryover in Hay, Manure, Compost, and Grass Clippings

Many farmers and home gardeners have reported damage to vegetable and flower crops after applying …

2/19/20